Soapy Smith: Skagway's Scourge of the Klondike

Soapy Smith: Skagway's Scourge of the Klondike

by Sauerwein Stan
     
 

In 1897, the Klondike Gold Rush brought thousands of hopeful prospectors to the North. With them came many scoundrels and swindlers who were willing to do whatever it took to separate unsuspecting targets from their hard-earned cash. No swindler was more successful at his craft than Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, who ruled Skagway, Alaska with a quick hand and a

Overview

In 1897, the Klondike Gold Rush brought thousands of hopeful prospectors to the North. With them came many scoundrels and swindlers who were willing to do whatever it took to separate unsuspecting targets from their hard-earned cash. No swindler was more successful at his craft than Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, who ruled Skagway, Alaska with a quick hand and a scheming mind. This book explores his most outrageous escapades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554390113
Publisher:
Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Amazing Stories
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Stan Sauerwein lives in mayhem on a rocky hillside near Kelowna with three teenagers, a Bearded Dragon, two dogs, a nasty crow named Poe (naturally) and one incredibly understanding wife. He's the author of eight "Amazing Stories":"Francis Rattenbury", "Joe Boyle", "Ma Murray", "Moe Norman", "Pierre Trudeau", "Lucy Maud Montgomery", "Soapy Smith" and "Billy Miner".

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